CSS Variables Tutorial

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CSS variables are the up and coming new feature of CSS that allows you to define variables in your styles that can ripple through styles, and external sheets, and make CSS clean, maintainable, and easy to update. You can define global variables by nesting them inside a :root selector and then using the — prefix for a variable name: value….

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WordPress Update Domain in Database

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When you want to move a WordPress site from one domain to another, it’s not as simple as just updating a few DNS binding entries. Update your DNS entries on your domain provider (Google Domains, NameCheap, etc) for your new domain to point at the same server Ensure the binding records are setup to serve content from the directory where…

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Drop MSSQL Database – Currently in Use

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When using MSSQL server in development, you may need to drop your database to have a migration/init script re-create the whole thing. If you fire off a quick ‘drop database DatabaseNameHere’, you’ll probably encounter an error “Cannot drop database ‘DatabaseNameHere’ because it is currently in use.” Here’s a command you can execute to stop any active connections and drop the…

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